Healthy Planet Happenings

October 5
In-Store Holistic Fair
11am-4pm. Practitioners and readers on-site for walk-in availability. $20 Mini Readings, Ear Candling, Reiki or Mini Chakra Balancing, $25 Aura Photos. Held at Holistic Journey, 216 Frank Scott Pkwy East, Swansea, IL 62226. Call 618-234-8280 or visit www.yourholisticjourney.com.

October 5 & 7
Airs on KNLC Channel 24 10/05 at noon and KNLC Renewable Energy Channel Channel 24-2 10/07 at 8:00 p.m. How are genetically modified organisms (GMOs) affecting agriculture, animals and people? Christine Jackson and Anubis Imhotep Supreme Dey discuss how children should be taught about healthy foods. They look at the type of food that children are served when away from home and how food deserts affect the black community.

October 8
Building Integrated Agriculture
Join the USGBC-Missouri Gateway Chapter as we learn about FarmWorks- a unique urban agriculture project being developed on the long abandoned site of the historic St. Louis Stamping Company. It includes four interconnected components-an urban farm, a transitional residential facility, a green business incubator, and an educational facility. The project is pursuing LEED certification, and multiple green features are to be including in the design and construction. WHEN: Tuesday, October 8, 2013, 5:30 –7:30 pm, WHERE: Sheet Metal Workers Local 36, 2319 Chouteau, Suite 200, (63103) FEE: Free to USGBC-MGC Members, and full-time students. $20 for Non-members. REGISTER: www.usgbc-mogateway.org/calendar. You can see all our monthly events on our website.

October 8
Integrating Alternative Medicine with Conventional Medicine
FREE Monthly Seminar and Discussion – Integrating Alternative Medicine with Conventional Medicine – Learn how to build your immune system and take charge of your health. If you are suffering from chronic conditions, you’ll learn why you don’t have to live with your “incurable” symptoms anymore. Topics covered include: Cancer, Heart Disease/Stroke, Diabetes, Arthritis, Osteoporosis, ADD/ADHD, Chronic Fatigue, Fibromyalgia, Food Allergies, Nutrition, and many more. You should come to this discussion also if you feel, “My Doctor said everything is fine! Then why do I feel so lousy?” Second Tuesday each month at 6:30 pm at our healing clinic – Prevention and Healing, Inc., Dr. Simon Yu, M.D., Board Certified Internist, 10908 Schuetz Road, St. Louis, MO 63146, Weaving Internal Medicine with Alternative Medicine to Use the Best Each Has to Offer. Call to verify meeting date; seating is limited, arrive early, 314-432-7802. See patient success stories at www.PreventionAndHealing.com.

October 12 & 14
The Community Arts and Movement Project
Airs on KNLC Channel 24 10/12 at noon and KNLC Renewable Energy Channel Channel 24-2 10/14 at 8:00 p.m. The Community Arts and Movement Project (CAMP) is a focal point for artists and environmental activists to affect the surrounding neighborhood as well as the broader St. Louis community. Sarah Paulsen and Sistah Chris explore ongoing activities and programs at CAMP. They discuss CAMP’s involvement in the People’s Joy Parade.

October 13
Reiki Master Teacher Attunement Workshop
2-4pm. For Certified Usui Reiki Master Teachers only. Practice doing attunements with other Master Teachers in a workshop setting and receive additional attunements. Speaker: Sue Dailey, Certified Usui Reiki Master/Teacher. Preregistration required. Cost $75.00. Held at Holistic Journey, 216 Frank Scott Pkwy East, Swansea, IL 62226. Call 618-234-8280 or visit www.yourholisticjourney.com.

October 19
10:00 am – 1:00 pm. For those seeking to discover what lies beyond the chatter of the mind. Donna Nicks will offer practical tips on how to trust your hunches in choosing the best essential oil to use. Enjoy the lecture, take part in a spiritual exercise and get hands-on experience making a personalized essential oil product. Cost: $20. Held at Cheryl’s Herbs. Visit www.cherylsherbs.com. Call for a reservation 314-645-2165.

October 14
Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) is a form of acupressure in which you “tap” on acupuncture points to relieve symptoms. This class provides you with a take-home technique you can use to relieve stress, anxiety, and pain. Kim Archer is a skilled presenter who can help with the toughest cases. She will also introduce Matrix Reimprinting, in which you revisit previous traumas with new perspectives – healing them through acupressure. Class to be held at 7pm at Community Acupuncture of St Louis, 2006 South 39th Street, STL, 63110. The cost of the class is $10. Please register: Either reserve online at www.acustl.com under “Make an Appointment”, or call 314-772-4325. Learn more about EFT at www.acustl.com, and click on “Other Services”.

October 15
Connecting Your Health Between Your Teeth and Body
FREE Monthly Seminar and Discussion. Connecting Your Health Between Your Teeth and Body. You may not realize it, but your teeth and gums may be making you ill or weakening your immune system. Hidden infections. Unresolved illness. Find out what may be happening between your teeth and body and what to do about it. Discover how infection and illness transfer between the teeth and body. Understand how biological dentistry focuses on your overall health. Learn about what dental materials are compatible with wellness, mercury-free, tooth-colored fillings,the impact of dental procedures, how certain dental procedures can influence your body, and nutritional therapy that supports a healthy mouth. Third Tuesday Each Month, 6:30 pm at the Holistic Dentistry office of, and presented by, Dr. Michael Rehme, D.D.S., C.C.N. (Certified Clinical Nutritionist), 2821 N. Ballas Rd, Suite 245, St. Louis, MO 63131. A Healthy Choice for Dental Care. Call to verify seminar date and reserve your space at 314-997-2550. See Patient Success Stories at www.toothbody.com.

October 15
Free Monthly Wellness Support Group
Free Monthly Wellness Support Group. Come and enjoy an evening of fellowship, learning opportunities in Medical Spiritual Information and exercises to strengthen your journey in managing your plan of care and treatment. Support Group Leaders: Dr. Simon Yu, M.D. and Chaplain Paul R. Johnson, M.Div. When: Third Tuesday each month (with an occasional exception) at 6:30 pm. at our healing clinic, Prevention and Healing, Inc., Dr. Simon Yu, M.D., Board Certified Internist, 10908 Schuetz Road, St Louis, MO 63146, Weaving Internal Medicine with Alternative Medicine to Use the Best Each Has to Offer. Call to verify meeting date, 314-432-7802. For more information, read the article on our web site at www.PreventionAndHealing.com titled “New Medicine, New Biology: Spiritual Wellness, Spiritual Assessment, and Spiritual Care.”

October 15
An Evening of The Work of Byron Katie – Yoga for the Mind.
Join us for an evening of Inquiry – a process of questioning stressful thoughts and beliefs. Peace and relief come when we can look deeper into beliefs that cause us pain. Difficult situations can become easier within minutes with the Work. Byron Katie is a bestselling author with titles such as “Loving what Is” and “I Need Your Love, is that True?” Bryan Wagner is a certified facilitator of The Work, and will facilitate the evening. Experienced and new participants are welcome. Held at Community Acupuncture, 7-9pm, 2006 S. 39th Street, STL 63110. This event is free, and no RSVP is required. Learn more at www.theworkwithbryan.com. Call 314-772-4325 with any questions.

October 19

2:00 – 5:00 pm. This level two workshop taught by Donna Nicks follows “Using Your Intuition With Aromatherapy.” Discover 5 how-to techniques to inspire, encourage and deepen your intuitive abilities in aromatherapy. Other topics include Choosing the Right Oil – A Fail-Proof System and Avoid the 3 Aromatherapy Blunders. Cost: $20. Held at Cheryl’s Herbs. Visit www.cherylsherbs.com. Please call in advance for a reservation 314-645-2165.

October 17
Lost + F(o)und Perennial Fundraiser
6-8:30pm, at the Centene Center for Arts and Education in Grand Center. This year’s Lost + F(o)und is county-fair themed and is an evening of green festivities to support Perennial! Green Strum — a band that plays on instruments made from found materials — will perform, local designers are given salvaged windows to transform into home goods to be auctioned off the night of the event, there will be a buffet of homemade pies, beer, wine, and fun upcycled crafts! For info call 314-971-6253

October 20
Healthy Planet Natural Living Expo
Webster Groves Recreation Complex, 33 East Glendale Road, 63119, 10 am to 4 pm. Enjoy more than 55 booths filled with healthy and green businesses & organizations that will help you live a healthier and more eco-friendly life. Food & drink samples. Free health screeenings & chair massages. Giveaways from Chipotle Mexican Grill, Amtrak, Schnucks & Whole Foods Markets. Even a FREE weekend at Trout Lodge YMCA of the Ozarks. See page 2 and page 5 for more information and discount admission coupon. For info call 314-962-7748. www.thehealthyplanet.com.

October 26-27
Overnight campout event in Forest Park helps families discover the outdoors
Have you ever wanted to learn to camp or fish or maybe go canoeing or create great meals outdoors? This educational family event will be held in Forest Park Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 26 and 27. WOW National Outdoor Recreation and Conservation School is packed with opportunities to learn skills to enhance your outdoor experience. It is sponsored by the Missouri Department of Natural Resources, Bass Pro Shops, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Forest Service, Missouri Department of Conservation, Wonders of Wildlife, National Park Service and St. Louis Department of Parks, Recreation. WOW St. Louis is presented in two parts. Saturday is the outdoor skills portion. The program will offer classes in a variety of outdoor skills including archery, canoeing, fishing, geocaching, orienteering, rock climbing, kayaking, outdoor cooking and more. The second portion is the overnight campout. WOW participants will have the opportunity to spend the night in Forest Park. The cost to attend is $10 per person or $25 per family of four. The deadline to register has been extended; registration forms must be received by October 11. For more information call (314) 340-5794 or toll free at 1-800-334-6946 (voice)